TITLE

China Extends Media Block as Protests Swell

AUTHOR(S)
FRATER, PATRICK
PUB. DATE
October 2014
SOURCE
Variety;10/3/2014 Festival, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on intensified operations of China in blocking media coverage as the Hong Kong protest activities increase. Topics covered include the use of cyber-warfare tactics in attacking smart phone protesters, blocking of Yahoo versions in Hong Kong and Taiwan as well as online search terms such as "Occupy Central," "Hong Kong" and "umbrella." Also mentioned are the cross-platform Xsser mRAT malware attacks on Apple and Android phones sent to Whatsapp users as anonymous message.
ACCESSION #
117030830

 

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